bag (containers)

Double carrying bag, Oblong shape. White background, with home dyed wool, orange predominating, characteristic of all woollen fabrics made in the Western Mountains. Seams held together by thick handstitched edges. Designs worked out in stripes forming right angles. (Woollen thread spun and dyed at home). Length 1380mm, width 470mm.

Typical of the Western Mountains, where it is very common.

Collection Information

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